Category Archives: TV

TV Review: Altered Carbon is a nuanced and detailed Blade Runner for the small screen

In 1982 the film Blade Runner by Ridley Scott brought to audiences a new genre of movies – the neo-noir science fiction thriller that paved the way for many to follow its style. In 2017 the sequel Blade Runner 2049 by Denis Villeneuve was heralded a successful return to that, bringing a blend of a dystopian dirty future full of technology but being manipulated by much larger corporations for their own wealth. Fans of those films will then be very keen to feast upon Altered Carbon, the new Netflix sci-fi series based on the novel of the same name by Richard K. Morgan.... Continue Reading

Six things fans can expect from the second season of One Day at a Time

The Alvarez Family’s return on January 26th is an understated mark of success for One Day at a Time. Centring on the lives of a Cuban-American family surviving under the Trump administration, the Netflix sitcom is a cultural manifesto, exploring Latin American family tropes through a period of uncertainty and division in the US.... Continue Reading

Line up changes for Walker Stalker: Norman Reedus cancels, Greg Nicotero added and more

Walker Stalker, the enormous convention for fans of The Walking Dead, and its Australian debut is just around the corner now, but there’s been a few sharp changes to the line-up both good and bad. Let’s get the bad news out of the way first: Norman Reedus, who plays Daryl, is no longer able to attend due to scheduling conflicts. His exit from the festival is accompanied by the cancellations of both Christian Serratos (Rosita) and Cooper Andrews (Jerry), which is a downer but has made some space for an even bigger line up.... Continue Reading